Representatives from Teck Coal provided Council with an overview regarding the South Project, Fording River Operations Active Water Treatment Facility. This facility will be [...]
Buck Country Smokehouse Meats now open for business
Those of us in the Elk Valley with a love and passion for gourmet meats fresh out of the smoker have been eagerly awaiting the arrival of Buck Country Smokehouse Meats.
Well, the [...]
Sparwood Lions Club holds first annual Duck Derby
It was rainy and cold on Saturday, September 17, as 1450 bright yellow rubber ducks were dumped into the Elk River, at the bridge near the site where the old Michel Hotel once stood.
Despite the [...]
ERA's 6th annual Elk River Shoreline Cleanup
The Elk River Alliance (ERA) is hitting the shorelines of the Elk River once again for the 6th annual Elk River Shoreline Cleanup on September 21. They will be meeting at 1 p.m. in Fernie at Annex Park, in Sparwood at the [...]
Sparwood Search and Rescue holds annual Open House
On Monday, September 12, the Sparwood Search and Rescue (SSAR) held their annual open house to give residents of Sparwood a chance to mingle, check out equipment and even try [...]
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Firefighter for a day
Imagine for a moment that you are a firefighter. You are summoned to a call in the middle of the night informing you that there is a motor vehicle collision, a house fire or some other [...]
The Wildlife Corner
Saturday September 17th at the Fernie Mountain Bike Park by the Gazebo at 10 am
Join us to celebrate 17 years of [...]
Terry Fox run returns to Sparwood
Sparwood's Terry Fox Run will be returning for the second year in a row on September 18. Registration is at 10:00 a.m. and the run will begin at 11:00 a.m. at the Sparwood Leisure Centre water spray park. Although it is called [...]
Sparwood Heritage Society gets new sign
The Michel - Natal, Sparwood Heritage Society received a new sign August 10. [...]
Smile, you’re on camera!
School safety and safety on our school buses is of the utmost importance to many residents of the Elk Valley. With this in mind, the District of Sparwood and School District #5 (SD5) have joined up to [...]
Sparwood is walking to fight Parkinson's disease
This Saturday, September 10, people from around the Elk Valley will get together for this years 4th annual Sparwood Parkinson's Superwalk.
Those who wish to [...]
Finding Dory: Sparwood cat reunited with family
Finding Dory may be a popular animated summer movie, but for a Sparwood family, it was reality. Earlier this year, Teena Blackmore and her family adopted Dory, a ginger-and-white tabby cat, from the Cranbrook BC SPCA shelter, but lost her while [...]
Bouncy Business Society helps families bounce back
The Elk Valley Herald has been following the progress of Dean Juneau and the incredible things he and his volunteers have been doing in the Elk Valley lately.
Juneau owns and operates the [...]
“That old barn...”
If you been driving through Fernie just as you leave town heading toward Elko, you may have taken notice of the old rustic barn that, although weathered, accented the landscape with a certain old time flare. It often caught [...]
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